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The treatment of others with deference in daily interactions, weighing their values, views, opinions and preferences.


n/v to hold in high regard; to show consideration for another. Mutual respect is the basis for a good doctor-patient relationship.

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Q. What difference does fructose makes to a diabetic with respect to glucose? I am diabetic with type 2 NIDDM. My colleague with the same NIDDM type2 has a better glycemic control than me. He follows strict diet. He prefers fructose sugar and avoids other sugar as much as possible. He suggested me the same. What difference does fructose makes to a diabetic with respect to glucose?

A. All carbohydrates—like starch and sugars like dextrose, maltose and glucose must be controlled for high consumption by a diabetic. Whereas fructose sugar had a slight different metabolic route inside the body and it does not requires insulin. Glucose requires insulin. As a diabetic lacks insulin production; the glucose increases the sugar level of the body but fructose is out of this system of functioning by our body and makes a diabetic to control it well. The energy level of glucose and fructose are almost similar.

Q. I am really worried about my mom who is 38 yrs and has 4 children. Her self-esteem is very low. I am really worried about my mom who is 38 yrs and has 4 children. My two sisters are living with her, they are 11 and 15. I and my elder sister got married. She goes to work, comes home and stays in her room. She refuses to socialize with anyone, even to us. Her self-esteem is very low. It breaks my heart to see her like this. Is there anything that you can suggest?

A. depression can be the cause of it. how long it is going on? if more then 2 weeks- try to get her to go and get checked out. tell her that she shouldn't settle with living like that- she can live in a much better feeling.

Q. Our child is on Adderall. He is 10 and ADD/ADHD .Does not mind and is not respectful. What Is A Solution?? He does good in school but as he gets older he is leaning in a direction of not minding. My wife and I don't know where to go before it is to late. He goes to a play counselor who helps him in doing better in his school work. He is our nephew and we have raised him from birth. If anyone can give us some direction we would appreciate it very much.

A. i think that in this stage he should be evaluated by a professional. he will see the child and give you a diagnose and recommended ways of treatment.

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We provide a high standard of customer service to our owners and guests so it is of the upmost importance that every member of our team as well as being fully trained in their role are also the embodiment of energy, courteousness and respectfulness so as to reflect all that is best about our five star holiday park.
These twinned professional and international human rights law commitments compel an examination by individual practitioners, by the profession, by the courts and by Ministers of Justice of the essential questions of the quality, respectfulness, and accessibility of legal services.
Bell and Wray-Bliss (2009) call for more transparency and reflexivity in our interactions, a respect for "greater self awareness in relation to ethics" and call for the development of "dispositions of honesty, sensitivity, respectfulness, reciprocity and reflexivity" to counteract the negative aspects of ethical formalism.
Is there an air of civility, trust, concern, or respectfulness in classrooms, corridors, and cafeterias in the daily life of schooling?
A family is the fountain of good morals, uprightness, respectfulness, high principles and decency in behaviour and conduct.
Puerto Rican mothers living in the United States also were found to place greater emphasis on the importance of teaching their children respectfulness and proper demeanor in the presence of others (Harwood, 1992; Harwood, Miller, & Irizarry, 1995).
This means that voluntary behaviour of helping coworkers in the organisation in work related matters is dependent on the sincerity and respectfulness of authority communication.
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For some, the concept of respectfulness referred to the absence of conflict though most acknowledged that, even if this had been their expectation, it was naive and, more realistically, they hoped that any conflict would be dealt with in ways that did not hurt them or others personally.
It is easy, for example, to identify the similarity between our Army's definition of respect as beginning "with the fundamental understanding that all people possess worth as human beings" and Cicero's exhortation that "we must exercise a respectfulness towards men, both towards the best of them and also towards the rest.
Moved by her enthusiasm and respectfulness, he came to believe that she understood the will of God.